The Essential Advent Calendar: December 5

The Essential Advent Calendar: December 5 – Superbravo Release ‘La Nuit’ / ‘Chanson Pour Les Enfants L’Hiver’

It’s only December 5 but already we’re excited about Christmas Eve, which is is when the magic happens. In the night, Santa gets into his sleigh and he delivers all the presents, that are eagerly awaited by children all over the world. Paris trio Superbravo have recorded ‘La Nuit’ (The Night), with ‘Chanson Pour Les Enfants l’Hiver’ (‘Song For The Children Of The Winter’) on the B-side.

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KMFDM – ‘Paradise’

Formed in Paris in 1984, KMFDM cross techno/dance music with heavy metal to create their signature sound, an aggressive blend of industrial rock and blunt lyrics, challenging the social and political landscape. New album ‘PARADISE’ takes a deeper step into other genres, including abrasive hip-hop, dark alt rock, and avant-electro metal.

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First Look At Netflix Original Series CRIMINAL Starring David Tennant, Hayley Atwell, Katherine Kelly

‘Criminal’ is a revolutionary procedural comprising 12 unique stories set in 4 different countries: France, Spain, Germany and the UK. It takes place exclusively…

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It’s The Eurovision Final Tonight – Here’s What To Expect!

Happy Eurovision day everyone! For those of us here in Tel Aviv, the contest is coming to an end, but for most people at home, it’s just beginning and there is an absolutely brilliant show in store with 26 songs competing to be the winner.

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Beth Ditto reunites with Gossip for UK/EU Anniversary Tour

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of their breakthrough record and subsequently cult album, ‘Music For Men’, Gossip are reuniting for a very special UK/European tour. Tickets go on sale Friday March 29, 9am, through bandsintown.

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French Producer Plastic Toy Teams Up With DJ Snake To Deliver Debut Release ‘Try Me’

Rising French DJ & producer Plastic Toy unveiled his brand-new single ‘Try Me’, a slick mid-tempo production made alongside Premiere Classe boss DJ Snake. The track was released on March 15.

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Are Jedward Returning To Eurovision This Year? We Address The Rumours

If like us you enjoy a bit of Eurovision, you’ll also know that ever since their two time tilt at the contest in 2011 and 2012, Dublin’s favourite twins Jedward have been rumoured to return. 2019 is no different, with the whispers once again starting up, wondering if John and Edward Grimes will be back this year, and if so, representing which country.

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Could one of these songs win Eurovision this May?

The Eurovision season is well underway, with songs from Albania and Spain already chosen and the six UK hopefuls unveiled to the world. There’s plenty of activity elsewhere in the continent (and beyond) and here we take a look at some of the songs that you could well be seeing on your television on a Saturday this May.

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Elvyn Rhud Drop Jangly Psych Nugget ‘Orange Is For Love’

With a sound resembling Brian Jonestown Massacre, French duo Elvyn Rhud have released the single, ‘Orange Is For Love’, from a shared 7″, divided between them and Alpha Du Centaure. The track was released on 28 September via Pyrrhic Victory Records, and has a jangly guitar vibe which wouldn’t sound out of place in an old Western.

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Napkey – ‘Solstice’

French Organic pop duo Napkey release their highly anticipated second album, ‘Solstice’.

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DJ SNAKE RELEASES OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR ‘TAKI TAKI’ FT. SELENA GOMEZ, OZUNA & CARDI B; VIDEO DIRECTED BY COLIN TILLEY

The official video for ‘Taki Taki’ by DJ Snake featuring Selena Gomez, Ozuna, and Cardi B, directed by Colin Tilley, is out now. A sneak peak of the video first aired tonight in a commercial spot in partnership with YouTube Music during the American Music Awards.

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GypsyFingers – ‘Hey Maria’

Primarily comprising songwriter Victoria Coghlan and producer Luke Oldfield (son of Mike Oldfield), Gypsyfingers is an ethereal folk-rock/alternative band, started in 2010 as a solo project by Victoria while she was living in Paris.

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Aleks Anders Releases New Latino Pop Tune ‘Mi Playa’

French artist Aleks Ander released his latest track, ‘Mi Playa’, on July 14. He takes his inspiration from Luis Fonsi and J Balvin, and the single was mixed by Fux Cartel, in Villeurbanne, Lyon.

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Rawdolff ft. Illa – ‘En Mis Venas’

With an eastern sound that permeates the entire track, covered by the distinctively ethereal vocals of Illa, ‘En Mis Venas’, from French producer Rawdolff is a definite summer jam perfect for those long hot sleepless nights.

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All Faces – ‘Summer In London’

‘Summer In London’ is the second release from the eponymous debut EP by All Faces. Comprising Ben and Daphne, the duo formed in October 2017.

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Pyrosion – ‘Up Above’

Tony Haven, aka Pyrosion, is a music producer currently living in France. He uploads a new song every week, distributed on SoundCloud, YouTube, and via his Patreon. ‘Up Above’ was released on 20 February.

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Grammy-Award-Winning Electronic Music Pioneer Deep Forest & Maria Matveeva share ‘Two’

Singer and musician Maria Matveeva has joined forces with French Grammy Award Winning composer and producer Eric Mouquet, better known as Deep Forest. The pair have put together a three track EP, titled ‘Siberian Trilogy Project’, inspired by the harmony and magic of Siberia, Maria’s homeland.

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Deleo – ‘Cosmic’ and ‘Game Lover’

Indie-rock duo, Deleo, present their latest releases, ‘Cosmic’, and ‘Game Lover’. The band is made up of multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter Denis Navarro, (identified through his pseudonym, Later) and singer Eléonore, and are currently based in Montpellier, France.

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THE PENELOPES ‘Leave Them All Behind’ Deluxe EP

The Penelopes’ new EP, ‘Leave Them All Behind’, evokes the sound of the 80s and 90s, with strong synths and drums.

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Ivy Layne – ‘One You Love’

Born in the Ukraine and moving to France with her family when she was still a young girl Ivy Layne always knew she wanted to be a singer, and grew up listening to the likes of Michael Jackson, Prince, and Gwen Stefani. Ivy moved to New York to hone her musical style and tone, and has now released ‘One You Love’, her from her debut EP, ‘In Time’.

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